Holy Week Challenge


So, are Christians to be the keepers of other Christians?

Yes, we are to exhibit brotherly and sisterly love toward our brothers and sisters in Christ with a tender heart and a humble mind (1 Peter 3:8). In this way, we “keep” those for whom Christ gave His life.

One of the golden chapters of the Bible is 1 Corinthians 13. In this magnificent Letter of St. Paul, we are reminded that love is even greater than faith and hope. Chapter 13 comes on the heels of Paul’s explanation of how the Body of Christ (the Church) is like the human body and is made up of many members, all of whom are important to the function and well-being of the Body. We are continually encouraged throughout the New Testament to love one another (Hebrews 13:1; Romans 12:10; 1 Thessalonians 4:9).


Those who live alone during the difficult challenge of staying at home and social distancing can be uplifted by a simple phone call from others to say hello and check in on them. Elderly relatives, neighbors and friends are feeling isolated during the Covid-19 crisis. Today, take a moment and think about who you can call to spread some cheer! If you are in need of special assistance call the rectory at 716-688-9380 or email at rectory@stmaryswormville.org.